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GenderMasculine & Feminine
Scriptsخورشید Persian خورشید Urdu

Meaning & History

Modern Persian form of Avestan Hvare Khshaeta meaning "shining sun". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata (or angel) who was associated with the sun.
VariantsKhorshid Persian Hvare Khshaeta Persian Mythology
Other Languages & CulturesHurşit Turkish

Categories

angels, celestial, light, nature, sun
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute